Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's like saving liberalism from liberals and religion from the religious. extremist-dominated debate where most people who are involved, who own guns, who might use them for sporting purposes aren't in favor of these assault weapons. they're not -- these things are made, these high-capacity magazines, these weapons, are made to simulate a kind of military-style engagement. here's my suggestion. anyone who wants to do that should volunteer to go join the military. >> ask wes moore about that. >> yeah. and go deal with that. so it's time for moderate people -- i own guns. it's time for people like me who own guns, who think that -- but think that the extremists have gone too far to actually take a stand on it. the second point -- and chris christie was making this point yesterday -- is it's not just about guns. and this goes to your question. it's about violence. and it's about the video games. and it's about culture. and that's not a bill. that's not a piece of legislation. it's a broad hour-to-hour household-to-household battle that requires parents, teachers, everyone to be engaged.
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
religion. >> and so, the fikt over the sandy bill, you're going to do this today. are you encouraged, hopeful that it will go through or is it going to get bogged down in crazy politics? >> i'm always hopeful. but the government did this during hurricane katrina, so it's important to at least raise the issue. >> you've made history. the first american asian to get elected into congress. pretty surprising coming from new york state. >> right. >> that it's taken that long. >> right, right. new york is sort of behind in some areas in government and politics. i was the only asian in the state legislature as well. >> really? >> okay. we're glad you're here. thank you so much, congresswoman meng. good luck with your family. that's going to be a challenge, but it gets easier. are they both boys? >> two little boys. >> they're adorable. >> up next, this morning's business headlines with brian sullivan. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. interme